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Highlands, TX
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Highlands profile

Living in Highlands

Highlands is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,612 people and three associated neighborhoods, Highlands is the 275th largest community in Texas.

Also of interest is that Highlands has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Highlands is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Highlands, the average commute to work is 32.38 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Highlands are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.88% of adults in Highlands have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Highlands in 2022 was $30,300, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,200 for a family of four. However, Highlands contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Highlands is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Highlands home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highlands residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Highlands also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.78% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Highlands include English, Irish, German, Italian, and French.

Highlands also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.69%.

The most common language spoken in Highlands is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Real Estate in Popular Highlands Neighborhoods

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